EMI Music chief investment officer Chris Kennedy has been appointed finance director at British low-cost airline EasyJet.

Kennedy, also president of EMI Music's corporate development unit, will move to EasyJet in the summer. He replaces interim chief financial officer Mark Adams.

"Chris brings great experience of working within a high profile international, fast changing consumer facing business, strong financial skills and a demonstrable track record of delivering operational improvement," said an EasyJet statement.